Ontario Trillium Foundation

Volunteer Opportunities
We are in search of individuals interested in contributing and building their community in any little way possible.

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Date(s) - Aug 20, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
12:00 am

Description

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is on a journey to pursue a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in everything we do and everyone we serve.
We are currently looking for energetic volunteers that will help us with our mission, values and the transformation our journey will bring in the way we work and serve Ontario communities.

Description

Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to Volunteer for Impact in a diverse and inclusive environment?
The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. With a budget of over $136 million, OTF awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities. OTF is on a journey to pursue Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in everything we do. OTF is also a signatory of the Philanthropic Community’s Declaration of Action, we are always looking for ways to deliver on our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation initiatives going forward.
OTF volunteers are appointed to review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Up to 336 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. Volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams in catchments that inform grant-making decisions across Ontario.

As a volunteer you will:

• Assess between approximately 10-25 applications from your region each cycle
• Aid in the process of making grant recommendations that align with OTF’s Investment Strategy to make the greatest positive impact in communities
• Receive full training as required
• Support the Team to ensure grant recommendations serve Ontarians, like you!
• Be an ambassador for OTF’ mission and values in your community
• Need to commit on average 25 hours of volunteering each granting cycle (3-4 per year)

If you:

• Have a “digital first” mindset to enable efficient use of technology
• Have a deep commitment to your community and are willing to learn
• Are willing to learn
We strongly encourage applications from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve, including those who might need accommodation. Please note that travelling to meetings might be required within your catchment

How to apply:
volunteersupport@otf.ca

Please use the contact information below to volunteer for this opportunity;
Contact Name:
Stephanie Attwood – Volunteer Relations Manager
Email:
sattwood@otf.ca or volunteersupport@otf.ca

 

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